Festivals • Travel • The West

I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: The Reason Why
I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: The Reason Why

May 27, 2024

Cowboy Up at Little America & the 128th Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cowboy Up at Little America & the 128th Cheyenne Frontier Days

May 20, 2024

Downtown Durango, Colorado: The New, The Old, The Historic
Downtown Durango, Colorado: The New, The Old, The Historic

May 13, 2024

5 Reasons to go to a Keystone Festival this Summer
5 Reasons to go to a Keystone Festival this Summer

May 6, 2024

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Academy Awards are this Sunday
Movies

Academy Awards are this Sunday

The 80th Academy Awards will be held this Sunday, February 24th and if you’re like me, you’ll be glued to your television from red carpet coverage to Best Picture announcement.   I have always been addicted to the Oscars.   ... [ Read More ]
New Restaurant Review Posted: Adelita's Fine Mexican Food
Dining

New Restaurant Review Posted: Adelita's Fine Mexican Food

Visit the Restaurant Review page or click here: Adelita’s Fine Mexican Food ... [ Read More ]
Heidi Town stays Politically Neutral (most of the time)
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Heidi Town stays Politically Neutral (most of the time)

I was asked today if I planned on venturing into Politics on Heidi Town.   As some of you know, my educational background is in politics and philosophy. Occasionally I may  reveal some  of my political leanings here (I can’t ... [ Read More ]
New Movie Review Posted: The Diving Bell & the Butterfly
Movies

New Movie Review Posted: The Diving Bell & the Butterfly

An odd French film about the life of Elle Magazine  editor Jean-Dominique Bauby after a stroke leaves his entire body paralyzed. This movie has been nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director. Read my review under Movie Reviews or ... [ Read More ]
HeidiTown's favorite non-fiction authors
Books, Movies, Uncategorized

HeidiTown’s favorite non-fiction authors

Jon Krakauer is best known for Into Thin Air,  the story of the fateful 1996 season on Everest and Into the Wild (see my review of the major motion picture adapted from this book under Movie Reviews). Krakauer has written ... [ Read More ]
Addendum to Restaurant Review and Rating lowered on Fish (Ft. Collins)
Dining

Addendum to Restaurant Review and Rating lowered on Fish (Ft. Collins)

After a disappointing dining experience, I have added an addendum to my review of Fish. Read it here: Fish, Fort Collins, Colorado ... [ Read More ]
Now Posted: Review of There Will Be Blood
Movies

Now Posted: Review of There Will Be Blood

I have finally reviewed There will be Blood. Find out what I thought about this  Academy Award  nominated movie  under Movie Reviews or click here: There will be Blood ... [ Read More ]
HeidiTown's favorite authors
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HeidiTown’s favorite authors

I’ve been asked several times recently,  “Who is your favorite author?” My all-time favorite author is Edith Wharton, who  wrote my all-time favorite book, The Age of Innocence  (see review under Book Reviews).   However, I have  some favorite modern ... [ Read More ]
Happy Valentine's Day
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Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! ... [ Read More ]
A New Favorite - Author Dennis Lehane
Books, Movies

A New Favorite – Author Dennis Lehane

Another author I’ve recently discovered is Dennis Lehane. He wrote the book Mystic River, adapted for the screen and directed by Clint Eastwood. The movie earned several Academy Award nominations including best picture; Sean Penn  won in  the Best Actor ... [ Read More ]